Tuesday, 23 March 2010
four faves right now, all of which can roughly be categorised as 'bliss pop' - meaning they all share that amniotic, drained, somnambulistic vibe that a) at it's best provides a warm musical blanket to wrap oneself in or b) at it's worst ends up being effortlessly co-opted by mobile phone advertising execs into a continual sonic death rattle..
Here's hoping none of these turn up on a vodafone/talktalk/apple ad anytime soon..
Rundgren-sampling psyche pop, and one of my faves from last year - the glorious Neon Indian
Close your eyes, could be 1989. In a good way. Besnard Lakes come over all shoegazey
Kate Bush's 'Cloudbusting' bliss-popped out courtesy of Wild Nothing. I'm sure there is a more reverb-y mix than this but it's still pretty cool..
Psyche pop bliss pop from Washed Out. *Most likely to be used to encourage you to 'bright dance' by some mobile pimping goons sometime soon, sadly, but you have to love that sample.